Thursday, April 18, 2019

CalChamber Urges U.S. House to Pass Bipartisan Legislation Promoting Trade

The U.S. House of Representatives will consider federal legislation to renew the authority for the President and/or U.S. Trade Representative to negotiate trade agreements...

Trade Essential for Economic Growth, Jobs

Making sure U.S. businesses—from light manufacturers to service providers—benefit from higher growth, employment and wages due to increased exporting is key to expanding the...

Governor Names CalChamber Vice President to International Trade Advisory Council

Susanne Stirling, California Chamber of Commerce vice president for international affairs, has been appointed to the International Trade and Investment Advisory Council by Governor...

Coalition Keeps Pushing for Federal Bill Promoting Trade

Federal legislation renewing the authority for the President and/or U.S. Trade Representative to negotiate trade agreements hit a snag this week as the U.S....

CalChamber Lunch Spotlights Opportunities in Mexico, California Trade/Investment

Trade and investment opportunities in Mexico and California were the topic of discussion on May 5 at the California Chamber of Commerce International Luncheon...

Cuba Policy Trip Gives CalChamber, Others Inside Look in Preparation for Future

A mid-April policy trip to Cuba gave representatives of the California Chamber of Commerce and other interested travelers a look at conditions in the...

CalChamber Urges Quick Passage of Bipartisan U.S. Bill Promoting Trade

Federal legislation renewing the authority for the President and/or U.S. Trade Representative to negotiate trade agreements has been introduced. The California Chamber of Commerce...

Normalized Relations with Cuba Could Open Trade Opportunities for U.S., State

The potential for changed relations with Cuba to open economic and trade opportunities for U.S. and California companies was the subject of a lively...

Port Slowdown Highlights Need for Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

The recent port slowdown made headlines across the country and is estimated to have cost the national economy about $2 billion a day. And,...

CalChamber Capitol Report: California, U.S. Set New Export Record

Newly released trade statistics from the U.S. Department of Commerce revealed another record-breaking year in exports for California and the United States. “With more than...

Capitol Report: CalChamber Voices Support for Transatlantic Partnership Agreement

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging United States and European Union leaders to advance the largest regional trading and investment relationship in the...

CalChamber Urges Congress to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank to Boost Economy

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging members of the California congressional delegation to support a newly introduced bill that reauthorizes the Export-Import Bank...

Businesses Voice Concerns About Impact While Port Worker Contract Talks Drag On

The many businesses that depend directly on efficient goods movement through West Coast ports are anxiously awaiting the successful completion of negotiations for a...

Obama 2015 Trade Agenda Mirrors Goals of California Chamber of Commerce

Testimony by the U.S. Trade Representative before congressional finance committees reveals points of agreement with California Chamber of Commerce international trade goals. “It’s clear, more...

CalChamber Outlines Trade Priorities for California Congressional Delegation

As the new Congress convened this week, the California Chamber of Commerce shared its international trade priorities for the 114th Congress with members of...

International Breakfast Gathering Highlights Trade, Trade Agreements Link to U.S. Jobs

The importance of trade agreements and their impact on U.S. jobs was the focus of a recent international breakfast hosted by the California Chamber...

Businesses Seek Renewal of Trade Program to Avert Tax Increases, Job Losses

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging Congress to renew a longstanding trade program to prevent further tax increases and job losses for U.S....